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President Trump signed the “Energy Independence” executive order Tuesday afternoon eliminating many of Obama’s key climate change policies. A White House official said the order “directs the EPA to suspend, revise, or rescind the Clean Power...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Major League Soccer: Josef Martinez (75') Minnesota United 1-5 Atlanta United Hat-trick hero Josef Martinez was proud to play a part in Atlanta United's first MLS win, despite tough weather conditions. Taylor Twellman breaks down the star performances...
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are backing newly filed legislation that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which would be the strictest ban in the country if enacted. A GOP-led House committee had been set to vote on the provision...
From: Free Republic | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO — A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country’s Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Nicaragua’s Supreme Court has rejected a farmer group’s appeal seeking to block a proposed $50 billion interoceanic canal.
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country's Republican leaders on everything from health care to the...
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's Supreme Court has rejected a farmer group's appeal seeking to block a proposed $50 billion interoceanic canal.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say it is inaccurate to use the word “romance” to describe the relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a 50-year-old teacher who disappeared together two weeks ago. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and the White House sounded ready to abandon efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, at least for now, even as House Republicans insisted on Tuesday they were not ready to give up on their years-long...
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court arguments in a deportation case tied to bad legal advice (all times local):
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is joining the growing list of Senate Democrats opposing President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey has made public enough details about the bureau buying a tool to unlock an iPhone as part of a terrorism investigation that the agency should also release how much it cost, The Associated Press and two other...
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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LONDON (AP) — A British court has shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer's bad advice....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer's bad advice.   The justices are hearing argument Tuesday in an appeal by Jae Lee,...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Federal prosecutors say a northeast Florida woman has pleaded guilty to smuggling a Mexican woman into the U.S. as a pregnancy surrogate and instead forced her into domestic labor through abuse. Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday. The future relationship between the world's No. 1 and No. 2 economies has been...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time April 6-7 at Trump’s Florida resort, China’s foreign ministry announced Thursday.    The future relationship between the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 economies has...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday. The future relationship between the world's No. 1 and No. 2 economies has been...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Federal authorities are reporting a record number of whales getting tangled in crabbing gear off the West Coast. The Center for Biological Diversity environmental group announced the development Wednesday, citing new figures from the National Marine...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don’t like your approach to overhauling America’s health care.    Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump’s handling of health care during the initial weeks...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Pepperdine has promoted DeLisha Milton-Jones to be the head coach of the women's basketball team, the university announced Wednesday. Milton-Jones joined the program as an assistant coach this past season after playing in the WNBA for 17 years. She replaces...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The bid is part of a $1 billion development project at the Qualcomm Stadium site. A group hoping to attract a Major League Soccer team to San Diego says it has gathered more than 100,000 signatures on a petition in just two weeks. If 71,646 signatures...
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Jarome Iginla scored his 100th game-winning goal, got an assist and drew blood in a fight against his longtime team, helping the Los Angeles Kings beat the Calgary Flames, 4-1, in a brutal game Wednesday night. The animosity stemmed from a game March...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 23 and the visiting Golden State Warriors rallied from a 22-point deficit in the opening quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs, 110-98, on Wednesday night for their ninth straight win. Golden State (61-14)...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state’s “bathroom bill.”   GOP leaders announced the new legislation would be debated...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A U.S. judge in Hawaii has extended an order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban until state's lawsuit is resolved.
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Congo’s government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave Monday after the team disappeared more than two weeks ago....
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Venus Williams moved a step closer to her first Key Biscayne title since 2001 when she beat top-ranked Angelique Kerber, 7-5, 6-3, Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open. It was Williams' 15th career win against a No. 1 player, but her...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A homeowners association representing property owners at a downtown San Francisco high-rise sued the developers on Wednesday for failing to tell residents the condominium tower was sinking at an unexpected rate....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a bid by environmental groups to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina restaurant's ban on children 5 and younger is drawing both praise and criticism.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive archive containing papers, drawings and models of work by Frank Gehry is getting a home in the adopted hometown of the world-renowned architect.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas salon worker has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after she was found guilty of murder in the death of a woman injected in the buttocks with industrial-grade silicone....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed a measure that would impose fines and prison time on doctors who perform abortions that are based solely on whether the mother wants to have a boy or girl....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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HICKMAN, Neb. (AP) — A southeastern Nebraska child care provider is in hot water after authorities say a child in her care tested positive for the psychoactive drug in marijuana.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The attorney general for the western Mexican state of Nayarit has been arrested in Southern California on charges of drug smuggling.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A propeller stops mid-air. Soldiers packed like sardines on a pier cower in fear of an unseen threat.
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Recordings of police officers responding to a nightclub shooting in Cincinnati in which one person was killed and 16 injured illustrate the gravity of the unfolding crisis....
From: CNS News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump is officially joining her father’s administration as an unpaid employee, after her plans to serve in a more informal capacity were questioned by ethics experts. The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Trump administration is poised to relax protections for the jaguars, which live in northern Mexico and parts of the southwestern United States, to make it easier to build the wall.
From: New Orleans Times-Picayune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Part of music icon Bob Dylan's once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in Oklahoma. More than 1,000 pieces of the collection spanning Dylan's six-decade...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Universal Pictures is going back to its roots — monsters. The studio Wednesday debuted footage from its upcoming adventure film The Mummy, which opens a monster universe drawing on Universal’s vault of classic properties like Bride of Frankenstein,...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes discuss the notion that VAR delays will become a nuisance during matches. LONDON -- English referees chief Mike Riley has called for on-field officials to have access to video assistant referee (VAR) monitors at pitch level...
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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